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RFID Livestock Tags: The New Standard in Livestock Management

What are RFID Livestock Tags? Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags are electronic devices, stamped with a unique number, that identify livestock animals. Depending on the model of RFID Livestock tag, the ID number can be read by an electronic reading device. They are tamper-proof and the electronic chip is sealed within a rigid, durable plastic…

FAST Start feeder named Producer Choice

August 22, 2017 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Osborne Industries, Inc., of Osborne, Kansas, USA, is pleased to announce that it has been named winner of the Producer Choice Award for its new FAST Start™ wean-to-finish feeder at the 2017 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. FAST Start is the answer to the…

Read This Before Investing in Industrial Ceiling Fans

When planning a ventilation system for livestock buildings and barns, you’ll want equipment that’s both efficient and effective. Since the health and wellness of your animals is at risk, any responsible business owner will want to take proper ventilation seriously. Industrial ceiling fans have been a staple in livestock ventilation systems for decades, but you…

Osborne Introduces New Wean-to-Finish Feeder

May 23, 2017 – Osborne, Kan. – Finding the most efficient method of feeding pigs has been a never ending quest for producers and equipment suppliers alike. Hand feeding and automatic, gravity-flow feeders dominated the industry until the development of mechanical-flow feeding in the 1980s. This development revolutionized the industry and the only mechanically-operated feeder,…

Osborne Industries, Inc. (USA) to exhibit at VIV Russia 2017

May 16, 2017 – Osborne, Kansas, USA – Osborne Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced pig production equipment, is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at VIV Russia, the nation’s premiere feed-to-meat tradeshow and conference that represents every step in the livestock meat production process. The show is held in…

How Automatic Pig Feeding Systems Improve the Bottom Line

Sows in Accu-Team Feeding System

Pig producers face a lot of challenges. In North America, specifically, there are 70% fewer pig farms today than in the year 2000.  As feed costs rise while global demand for animal protein increases, pig farmers must produce more pork with fewer resources. Automatic pig feeding systems are a large part of the solution, as…

Kansas Companies Participate in Trade Mission to Russia

Russia Trade Mission

Kansas Department of Agriculture — MANHATTAN, Kan. ­­— In February 2017, the Kansas Department of Agriculture sponsored seven Kansans in an agricultural trade mission to AgroFarm Russia to expand market opportunities in productive animal husbandry. AgroFarm Russia is a leading exhibition for animal husbandry and animal breeding, and provided the group an opportunity to interact with…

Benefits of the Weight Watcher System for Grow to Finish Barns

Weight Watcher Pig Scale

Both wrestlers and boxers are matched up to their competitors based on weight. Athletes who participate in these sports are constantly weighing themselves to make sure their weight is appropriate for the class in which they fight. Keeping track of human weight is a pretty simple task. Fighters simply hop on a scale for a…

Osborne Awarded Patent for Innovative Heat Pad Indicator Light

Stanfield Heat Pad Indicator Light

July 25, 2016 – Osborne, Kan. – Osborne Industries, Inc., is pleased to announce that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has recently awarded Patent No. 9,361,770, for one of the company’s newest products: the Osborne Heat Pad Indicator Light. For more than 40 years, Osborne Industries, Inc., has been developing innovative products for the…

Osborne to introduce ACCU-TEAM

Accu-Team Sow Feeding and Management System

May 26, 2016 – Osborne, Kansas – Osborne Industries, Inc., a leader in the development of RFID (radio frequency identification)-driven swine management equipment will be debuting ACCU-TEAM™ at the World Pork Expo, in Des Moines, Iowa, June 8-10, 2016. Osborne can be found at booth 451 in the Varied Industries Building. The ACCU-TEAM system is…